This week, House Republicans introduced legislation, referred to as Tax Reform 2.0, that would expand the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). It’s a follow-up to the House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) “listening session framework” which was released in July. House Speaker Paul Ryan And GOP Leadership Hold News Conference On Capitol Hill2018
0 Comments
Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Colby Broadwater is president of the American College of the Building Arts in Charleston, South Carolina, the nation’s only four-year, nonprofit liberal arts college that awards a bachelor’s of applied sciences in the traditional building arts. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith) The American College of the Building Arts (ACBA) produces artisans for the world.
0 Comments
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Pivotal Software shares tumbled more than 20 percent in after-hours trading despite reporting second-quarter earnings numbers that beat on both the top and bottom line. The San Francisco-based company reported revenues of $164.4 million, higher than the $158.2 million analysts expected. The company also reported a
0 Comments
A symbol image of the digital currency Bitcoin on a printed circuit board. (Source: Getty). The Blockchain Connect Association, a newly established Czech Alliance formed in the spring of 2018 with partners including IBM, PwC and a Prague-based fintech incubator for start-ups, has revealed plans to contribute to the development of blockchain technologies in the “economic and public
0 Comments
Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column addresses potential effects of a spouse’s pension on benefits, sequencing from spousal to retirement benefits, potential effects of public pensions, switching from retirement to widow(er)’s benefits and how remarriage can
0 Comments
If you’re among the millions of East Coast residents bracing for the wrath of Hurricane Florence, consider adding this to your to-do list: insurance claim preparation. The massive, 400-mile-wide storm — currently a Category 4 hurricane — is forecast to cause catastrophic damage when it makes landfall somewhere in the Carolinas. Packing sustained winds of
0 Comments
AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said Wednesday if Netflix is the Walmart of direct-to-consumer streaming, AT&T-owned HBO is the Tiffany. “HBO is a very very unique asset,” Stephenson said at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference. “I think of Netflix kind of as the Walmart of [subscription video on-demand services]. HBO is kind of the Tiffany.” The
0 Comments
One Wall Street analyst is sick of waiting around for Snap to post stronger numbers and cut his rating to sell, predicting another 50 percent-slide for the social media stock. Lambasting the social media company for a lack of innovation and anemic quarterly results, BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield told clients he is no longer confident
0 Comments
Photo by Debrocke/ClassicStock/Getty Images So, you’ve made a boatload of money. What do you want to do with it? Linda Beerman, head of wealth strategies at CIBC Wealth Management in Atlanta, tells her rich clients they basically have three choices: use it for their lifestyle, give it to their kids and grandkids, or do something
0 Comments
When President Trump kicked off the escalating trade wars last year, many doomsayers pontificated about catastrophic consequences leading to the reversal of today’s global economic expansion, while Pollyannas brushed off negative economic consequences as short-term pain for long term gain. Between the doomsayers and the Pollyannas lies a more balanced perspective for lenders, developers and
0 Comments
One big question on investors’ lips today is whether bitcoin is risky or not. And the answer to that question is yes, according to financial advisor Ted Jenkin, CEO at Oxygen Financial. Bitcoin is a peer-to-peer digital payment system. And because of that, there’s no government involvement, no central authority and no FDIC insurance, Jenkin
0 Comments
Amazon’s public cloud could be bound for space. The cloud-computing division, Amazon Web Services, has been looking to hire people for an initiative involving space and satellite systems, though the company has never publicly discussed such a project. On Tuesday the website This Just In, which covers Amazon, published a report after spotting two job
0 Comments
Check out the companies making headlines after the bell: Sprint stock dipped as much as 1.8 percent in after-hours trading after the Federal Communications Commission released a letter pausing the transaction clock for the proposed merger of Sprint and T-Mobile. “Additional time is necessary to allow for thorough staff and third-party review of newly-submitted and
0 Comments
Alphabet‘s Project Loon just passed a big test in its plan to beam internet to Earth from giant balloons, successfully pinging data across a 1,000-kilometer span. Project Loon makes internet-delivery balloons to provide access in remote locations, and “graduated” from Alphabet’s X research division to become its own independent business in July. The balloons rally
0 Comments
A cryptocurrency founder’s effort to dismiss a federal case against him by arguing that cryptocurrencies he created were not securities for the purpose of criminal law was shot down by a judge in Brooklyn, New York Tuesday. A key part of defendant Maksim Zaslavkiy’s argument was that current laws around crypto are “unconstitutionally vague.” U.S.
0 Comments